Latest in Android

Image credit:

Android Wear will reportedly let you navigate with a flick of the wrist

Jon Fingas, @jonfingas
March 10, 2015
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Right now, the only ways to get around Android Wear are to use your voice or swipe your fingers. What if you'd rather not talk to your smartwatch, and don't have a hand free? You may have another option soon. A source for The Verge claims that a future Android Wear update will add gesture control -- you'll just have to flick your wrist to switch through cards, so you can check the weather even if your hands are full. There's also talk of WiFi support in the next release, so you won't have to stay close to your phone to get alerts if you have a suitably equipped wearable. It's not certain just when these upgrades would hit (assuming they're real, of course), but they could be worth the wait if you're a Google watch devotee.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

SpaceX scales back plans for Starship's first high-altitude flight

SpaceX scales back plans for Starship's first high-altitude flight

View
Windows XP source code leak sheds light on Microsoft's OS history

Windows XP source code leak sheds light on Microsoft's OS history

View
SpaceX's reused rockets will carry national security payloads for the first time

SpaceX's reused rockets will carry national security payloads for the first time

View
Dark mode is coming to WhatsApp for Android

Dark mode is coming to WhatsApp for Android

View
The next Xbox is called Series X and it looks like a PC tower

The next Xbox is called Series X and it looks like a PC tower

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr